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volado(
boh
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lah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (typography)
a. superscript
Buscaba un atajo de teclado para el 3 volado.I was looking for a keyboard shortcut for the superscript 3.
b. superior
Los números volados en el texto corresponden a las notas a pie de página.The superior numbers in the text refer to the footnotes.
2. (architecture)
a. projecting
El arquitecto diseñó balcones volados en vez de colocarlos dentro del edificio.The architect designed projecting balconies instead of placing them inside the building.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(insane)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. crazy
Mario está volado y ha alquilado un piso de 200 metros para él solo.Mario is crazy. He's rented a 200-square-meter apartment just for himself.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(under the influence of drugs)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. high
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Después de fumarte un porro entero es normal que estés tan volado.No wonder you're so high, after smoking a whole joint.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(distracted)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. absent-minded
Julia es tan volada que se le olvidaría la cabeza si no la llevara pegada al cuerpo.Julia is so absent-minded she'd forget her own head if it wasn't stuck on.
6. (irritable)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. quick-tempered
Mi madre es muy volada y se enoja con nada que le digas.My mother is very quick-tempered. She gets mad over the slightest thing.
7. (short of time)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. in a rush
Hoy voy volada porque me he levantado tarde y tengo mucho que hacer.I'm in a rush today because I woke up late and I have a lot to do.
b. in a hurry
Salió volado porque no le iba a alcanzar el tiempo para tomar el tren.He left in a hurry because he wasn't going to be in time to catch his tain.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
8. (act of throwing a coin in the air)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. toss of a coin
No pienso jugarme el futuro en un volado.I'm not going to decide my future on the toss of a coin.
9. (romance)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. affair
Dicen que el presidente tuvo un volado con una amiga de su hija.Rumor has it that the president had an affair with one of his daughter's friends.
10. (sewing)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. flounce
Este vestido de volados hace que parezca ancha de caderas.The flounces on this dress make me look wide in the hips.
b. ruffle
Llevaba una blusa roja con volados blancos al cuello.She was wearing a red blouse with white ruffles at the neck.
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volado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (colloquial)
a.
estar voladoto be away with the fairies
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volado
adjective
1 (Tipografía) superior; raised
letra volada o voladita superscript
En las iniciales nunca se empleará la letra [voladita:] "J.M.", pero no "J.Mª". con guarismos seguidos de letra voladita
2
estar volado (loco) to be crazy (familiar); (intranquilo) to be worried; (drogado) to be high (familiar)
no le hagas caso, que ese tío está volado estaba volado porque no recordaba si había apagado el gas los dos tipos estaban volados y no eran capaz de hablar correctamente
(México) (Caribe) (loco) to be in a dreamy state
3 (Chile) (despistado) absent-minded
4 (Latinoamérica) (de genio) quick-tempered
5 (Archit) [+balcón, cornisa] projecting
teníamos el balcón volado por encima de nosotros
1 (México) (con una moneda)
echar un volado to toss a coin
vamos a echar un volado para ver quién lo decide jugar algo a un volado
2 (México) (aventura) affair
la secretaria se echó un volado con el jefe andar de volado
3 (Centroamérica) (mentira) fib; lie
4 (Caribe) (S. Cone) (Cos) flounce
adverb
(And) (Centroamérica) (México) in a rush; hastily
ir volado to go off in a hurry
me voy volado porque me he dejado la comida puesta se fue volada porque llegaba tarde a su cita
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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